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CIA hacking tools: Should we be worried?

Thousands of documents said to detail the CIA’s hacking tools were published by Wikileaks on Tuesday. They included allegations that the CIA had developed ways to listen in on smartphone and smart TV microphones. The CIA has been criticised by civil rights groups who say the agency “stockpiled” security flaws in devices to use them for its work, but left ...

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Android phones are more reliable than iPhone – Report

The 2016 quarter four (Q4 2016) State of Mobile Device Performance and Health Report, released by Blancco Technology Group at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, indicates that Android devices are more reliable than iPhones. The report said, “iPhones have been weighed down by a multitude of performance issues and high failure rates in the last year.” It noted that particularly, ...

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Facebook videos to autoplay with sound

Much of Facebook’s recent growth can be attributed to the spread of video on its network – and the company told investors recently it planned to aggressively monetise that success. Today, it announced some ideas to get things moving – starting with a change many users may not appreciate. Videos have autoplayed on Facebook’s News Feed for some time, leading ...

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